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At SIPA's annual convention held the first weekend of March in Columbia, South Carolina, students and advisers attend sessions taught by national award-winning instructors. They also compete in onsite competitions and enjoy social and networking opportunities with other students and advisers from the Southeast.

SIPA 2019: Mark your calendars for March 1-3

Get ready for next year's convention and mark your calendars for March 1-3. We will post planning guides, sessions and contest information soon!

  • Plan for your SIPA 2019 experience now and download (pdf) the convention planning sheet. This sheet will allow you to budget expenses for the convention and CJI.
  • Apply to be a SIPA student officer! You can plan SIPA 2020 and impact what student journalists learn at the convention.  

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Past conventions

2017 CONVENTION:

2016 CONVENTION:

 2015 AWARDS :